For twenty-five years, science fiction fans have enjoyed watching the 24th century adventures of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D. This anniversary-edition Keepsake Ornament comes complete with a display base, so you can relive the excitement felt at hearing the opening music year after year.
Attach ship to base and press button to hear Captain Picard’s monologue and music from the opening credits of STAR TREK: The Next Generation.
A flagship of Starfleet, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 embarked on its historic five-year mission in 2264. Commanded by Captain James T. Kirk, the STARSHIP ENTERPRISE transported us to the final frontier for unparalleled adventure. During their exploration, the ship and crew introduced us to life on new planets and unimaginable technologies. As an ambassador for Earth and the rest of the United Federation of Planets, the ENTERPRISE gave us an inspiring vision of the future.
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Star Trek television series with this authentic representation of the first ship “to boldly go where no man has gone before.”
To see this ornament come to life, place it on the included display stand. Press the button on the back of the stand to hear the theme song from the original TV series and see various lights on the ship illuminated. The lights will automatically turn off after 20 seconds.
Battery operated. Batteries not included.
Size: 6″ W
Artist: Lynn Norton
Lynn Norton…“Look at the original Enterprise and you see basic geometric shapes. Almost everything on that original ship, I can execute on my miniature lathe and miniature mill. As we start moving through more complex designs, there became fewer and fewer things I could make on the lathe. They became more oval-shaped, there were detailed ridges and recesses that didn’t appear that much on the original Enterprise except for the interior of the nacelles. They added details to the models as time went on.”
“This was my more accurate sculpting of the original ship design. It felt redemptive in that I was able to get it closer to scale. There is a difference in end product versus what I sculpted because of the process to build a master pattern that is used to cut the molds. You end up with process shrinkage and distortion, and in 2006, that didn’t make me happy. The saucer got too thin. They weren’t able to keep the nacelles properly aligned to the center axis. It’s not just us. That’s been a problem for every manufacturer who makes this ship into a consumer product. I just wanted to do something a little different than I had done before.” – See more at: http://www.startrek.com/article/hallmark-sculptor-lynn-norton-on-the-storied-history-of-trek-keepsake-ornaments?ecid=PCID-2617611&pa=affcj#sthash.WiTlgDmq.dpuf
Box Text: Are humans ready to explore deep space? The Vulcans have their doubts, but in the year 2151, Captain Jonathan Archer assembles an eager crew – including one Vulcan officer – to inaugurate a new era of discovery. the days ahead will be filled with wonder, excitement, and danger.
“Starfleet seems to think we-re ready to begin our mission.” the Captain tells his crew in the first episode of this latest Star Trek adventure. It is the prequel to the legendary Star Trek universe, the story of gallactic explorers in the first starship named Enterprise.
“Prepare to break orbit…and lay in a course,” the Captain continues. “Take her out, Mr. Mayweather…straight and steady.”
To hear the Captain speaking, press the button on the top of the display base.
Serial #: QXI2943
“It’s a very cool ship. In my mind, it typified what a starship should look like even more so than the original Enterprise. I always had a bit of a problem with a primary hull and this secondary hull sticking out from it and then your engines are way in the air on these pylons. I always imagine that there is something happening in these engines that would harm the crew, so you want them as far away from the crew and even the engineering section as possible. The NX-01 was integrated. It is sculpturally more pleasing to me.
This 2001 Star Trek Hallmark ornament is a battery operated ornament with display base that features sound and light.
Space Station Deep Space Nine, under the command of Captain Benjamin Sisko, orbiting the planet of Bajor, is the gatekeeper for the worm hole that leads to the Gamma Quadrant. Because of the danger that the wormhole presents, the station has become the permanent home of the U.S.S. Defiant. This Star Trek Hallmark ornament can become very impressive when displayed with the miniature starships of the Starfleet Legends or Ships of Star Trek sets (sold separately).
When this Star Trek Hallmark Ornament is plugged into its round display base, you can hear Captain Sisko’s farewell toast: “To the best crew a Captain ever had: No matter what the future holds, no matter how far we travel … a part of us will always remain here, on Deep Space Nine.”
This 1996 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament set features the voice of Captain James T. Kirk, the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC 1701, and the shuttlecraft Galileo NCC 1701/7
This Star Trek Hallmark Ornament features sound: A starfleet communicator as it is opened, as used by Enterprise crew members on the hit television show, followed by the voice of William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk, and his famous opening for the show:
“Space… the Final Frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: To explore strange new worlds… to seek out new life and new civilizations… to boldly go where no man has gone before…”.
Size: Enterprise: 5 1/4″ L x 2 1/2″ W x 2″ H, Shuttlecraft: 1″ L x 1/2″ H, Base Display: 5 1/2″ L
Artists: Enterprise by Lynn Norton, Galileo Shuttlecraft by Dill Rhodus